Other Orgs

The Michigan Educational Theatre Association’s mission is to encourage growth, create opportunities and foster excellence by supporting and advocating for theatre arts in the State of Michigan, wherever that may be.

Michigan offers a wealth of opportunities for those interested in the public speaking and the performing arts.  Here are some other theatre organizations that offer great opportunities:

(EdTA)  The Educational Theatre Association:  EdTA is our ‘parent’ organization.  They offer opportunities for both students and teachers including the annual International Thespian Festival, a Teacher’s Conference, and a Junior Thespian Festival.  In addition, they offer networking possibilities, scholarships and grants.

(MIFA)  Michigan Interscholastic Forensic Association:  MIFA offers speech, debate and theatre competitions throughout the state.  They hold an fantastic, annual one-act theatre competition in January/February of each year.

(MSCI) Michigan Speech Coaches, Inc.:  MSCI is another great organization that offers events in the area of speech. They also honor students and teachers in the areas of debate, theatre and forensics.



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